2021 Why Humanities Contest Opens October 8, 2021
Topic this year is "Why Do Humanities Matter In A Post Recovery World?"
The Humanities are defined as the study and expression of human experience and meaning via philosophy, literature, history, the arts, religion, politics, language, et cetera…
Make a case for the Humanities and why it matters in a text (up to 500 words) or video (up to 2 minutes). Entries can be in any genre (an essay, rant, song, poem, audio, video, spoken word…). The winner will be chosen by a panel of the HRG Advisory Board, and the prize will go to the most persuasive, original, inspired, and creative entry.
Congratulations to the 2020 "Why do the Humanities matter in times of crisis?" winner Mina Wiebe from the Department of English and Creative Writing.
Congratulations to the 4 finalists:
- Abigail Daniel
- Gabriella Krystia
- Alex-Andrei Ungurenasu
- Ruby Urlocker
Thanks to the Office of the President and Office of the Provost's generous support for sponsoring this award.